263 entries in Business Cards
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Gedanken-Photographie spectator writes card on paper, two blank business cards put in box, on one appears image and on other name of selection
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 184
Theodore Annemann The Card Unharmed business card in envelope is cut but unharmed, see page 172 for improvement by Monty Crowe
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 56
Unknown Business Cards of various artists, Sid Lorraine, Lu Brent, Morris Loewy, Le Paul, Arthur Lloyd, Phil Dallee, Paul Rosini and more
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 67
Unknown Newspaper Clippings and Business Cards Dr. Peck, Russell Swann, Sid Lorraines and more
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 73
Unknown Business Cards of various artists, Ross Bertram, Orville Meyer, Zancig and more
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 93
Unknown Business cards of various artists, Lloyd E. Jones, Gerald Kosky, Fred Keating, Eddie Clever, T. Nelson Downs and more
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 106
Edward Victor "Visiting" - An Impromptu Effect with Four Borrowed Visiting Cards borrowed business cards travel together, covered with envelopes, matrix
1937 Magic of the Hands 108
Sid Lorraine Magical Business Card quick transformation effect as card is given out
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 444
Ellis Stanyon Personalities In Flight four business cards borrowed and placed on handkerchief corners, penetration underneath cover one by one
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 474
Tom Sellers An Old Trick Simplified three spectator select a color disc and an amount of business cards, all is divined
1939 Scots Magic 20
Tom Bowyer "My Card, Sir!" double blank card changes into business card
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 131) 752
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Popper Upper match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it twice, match vanishes in the end
Related toVariations 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 176
Theodore Annemann The Card Unharmed business card in envelope is cut but unharmed
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 21
Steve Eskow The Card Slates business card with prediction appears between two playing cards
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 309
Tom Fitzgerald Calling Card torn and restores business card, card is from spectator
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 353
Larry Arcuri Your Card business card rises out of cased deck, gag presentation "I will find your card"
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 158
C. L. Boarde Vest Pocket Seance seance program with a stack of business cards, coin appears, living and dead test, writing appears
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 110) 441
Unknown A Capitol Problem three business cards and an envelope, hole in card for glimpse
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 204
Bob Somerfeld Dead Letters on business cards, cards are not touched again, using assistant
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 620
Joseph Vyleta Knock Out Prediction prediction of boxing match, wallet and envelopes
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 5
Bert Douglas A Humorous Introduction jumbo business card, transformation of sides and message
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 15
John Scarne Scarne's Predicto No. 7, Business card with prediction placed randomly in deck, predicts which two cards it is placed in between
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 18
John Scarne, Bill Simon Double Prediction No. 59, Basic routine with Business Card Prophecy move, predict where business card is placed, for credit information see Scarne reference
Related to 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 105
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Puncture! hole moved on business card
Related to 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 213) 850
U. F. Grant, Bob Somerfeld Impromptome with borrowed business card as a bookmark
Inspired by 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 7
Bill Pugley Bill Pugley's Sight! peek method with index cards, stack with a hole
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 240) 960
George F. Wright Some Thoughts on Magic "Spirits Make Known Their Presence", message appears on business cards
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 31
Stewart James Money Paper paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set
1952 Modern Coin Magic 237
Bill Simon Business Card Prophesy two cards predicted on business card, cards which are next to it after pushed in the deck, for credit information see Scarne reference "Business Card ESP"
Related toVariations 1952 Effective Card Magic 32
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards twenty signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for corrections
Inspired by 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Card printing of a business card
Also published here 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 50
Milbourne Christopher Mind Under Matter spectator writes name of playing card on a business card, card is divined, business card stolen with case
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 304) 13
Ronald B. Edwards Think of a Number business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 34
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Travelling Sticker sticker disappears from blank card and reappears on spectator's business card in envelope
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 136
Gene "Phantini" Grant Image-Ray (A Message Reading Idea) with business cards and an envelope, secret reading method
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 3
Howard A. Adams Fate Again male and female names are selected, the names match and represent a famous pair from history
Inspired by 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 332) 138
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test
1956 Top Secrets of Magic 37
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Lie Detector in Person with three people, memories are written down
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 9) 11
William P. Miesel Vacation Time imaginary trip
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 10
Dr. Spencer Thornton Direction of Thought business cards with ESP symbols on one side are put on the table, spectator draws symbols on other side, they match perfectly
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 5
Allessandro Lie Detector with years of birth written on business cards, only one is true, shimmed
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 14
Tony Corinda Visiting Card Gimmick numbers printed on business card, spectator thinks of one, that on was crossed by performer
1960 Publicity Stunts 382
Fredric Kolb Business Card Telepathy symbols drawn on business cards, selected one is divined
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 15
Howard A. Adams Predictremens two predictions, with stack of coin envelopes and business cards
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 276
Francis Carlyle, Harry Lorayne Personally Yours three cards are located by stabbing business card in deck one by one
1962 Close-up Card Magic 125
Harry Lorayne Just (Business) Cards - Spirit Writes name of selection appears on business card
1962 Close-up Card Magic 261
Harry Lorayne Flash Printing printing business card
1962 Close-up Card Magic 262
Leo Behnke "Any Comment?" on the importance of business cards
1962 Entertaining Close Up 1
Leo Behnke My Card - Your Card selection is found by spectator, business card stabbed into deck
1962 Entertaining Close Up 1
Leo Behnke Follow the Leader with business cards
1962 Entertaining Close Up 2
Leo Behnke A Thought on using Out to Lunch with business cards
1962 Entertaining Close Up 5
Don Tanner Message in Ashes name of selection appears on business card inside card box
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 55
Don Tanner Ringer gummed reinforcement rings and business cards placed inside card box, when opened rings found on card to form selection
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 57
Ben Christopher Money Monte with business card and bill, final phase one coin is wrapped in bill
Variations 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 420
Sid Lorraine Snap! rubber band around folded business card, both cut but rubber band remains intact, should be called "Snappy"
Related to Aug. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match
Related to
  • p. 133 for reference
Also published here
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 113
Sid Lorraine Blowing Your Own Horn writing on business card changes from "musician" to "magician"
Aug. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 117
Sid Lorraine, Ed Morrisey, George Blake, Burling Hull Etcetera business card idea by Burling Hull
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
Elmer Deffenbaugh Flash Business Card printing business cards with flash paper
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 93
Tom Waldon Book Magic prediction of word in book, business card is put in book
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 9
Frederick M. Shields Cagliostro's Sword card sword with business cards
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 5) 22
Tom Redmond The 'Name' of the Game business card levitates to other hand
Inspired by 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 17) 82
Ed Schuman Sightless Sight several business card on table, one turned over by spectator, divined by performer, tactical marking
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 37
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card
1972 Doorway to Delusion 6
Paul Siegel Psychic Perception four spectator sign one side of a blank card and write a three digit number on the other side, sum is predicted
1972 Doorway to Delusion 19
Glenn Falkenstein The 13th Guest prediction of one of three business cards
Variations 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 50) 247
V. Robert Allen Flight Pattern symbol duplication, business card wrapped in handkerchief
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 54) 269
Cicardi Hell's Fire! five business cards with words on them, spectator divines them correclty
Inspired by 1972 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 59) 293
Roy Johnson 'O.T.L.' Prediction one ahead prediction wit Out to Lunch, business cards, clever ruse of writing numbers
Related to 1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 63) 313
Flip Hallema Fl!pcard production and printing of business card
1972 Fl!p Qu!k Tr!k Str!p 8
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 151
Chandler Mason Punk Chow! living and dead test, with food spectator likes and one he does not like, divined with pendulum
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 71) 353
Dr. Dan J. Alessini, Marvin Berman Neighbors! pile of business cards, spectator places prediction next to his own card
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 113) 563
Stewart Judah Penta-Match match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it
Inspired by Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 853
Arthur Emerson Mind Burn two people initial half of a business card, spectator selects right half and other is burnt, ash on hand with initials
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 125) 621
Dr. J. Konstantin Garmisch Dowser! business cards with the names sand and one with water, dowser / rod made from paper moves over water card
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 132) 658
R. W. Grosholz From Beyond! five business cards withy symbols, spectator choses correct one
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 135) 671
Carl Herron Marksman Extraordinary with business card, two signed selections
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 245
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it, see also Larry Becker's "Sneak Thief"
Related toVariations 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Philip T. Goldstein Burnt Offerings assistant reads ashes of a burnt business card and reveals a chosen ESP symbol
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 7
Philip T. Goldstein The Spirit Is Willing (to Write) spirit writing on signed business card, glorpy
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 16
Paul Harris Flash Fold initialed business card to match box, folded
Related toAlso published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 62
Harvey Rosenthal Mental Marvel number written on business card put in wallet, number is divined
1976 Close-Up Sampler — Part 2 9
Sandy Spillman Focal Point divination of information written on business card
Related to 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 166) 828
Nathan Stark Vibrations five business cards from spectators in a bag, found and allocated correctly by performer
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 169) 843
Rick Johnsson, Ellison Poland Penny --- For His Thoughts more ideas with the IBGTH Switch, with bills, paper clips, billets, dice, coins, sponge balls, combs, business cards
1976 Practical Impossibilities 52
Harry G. Franke Surprise Wild Card last card changes to business card
1977 Wildcard Miracles 97
Harry Eng Pain Hand is slammed down onto pin that is stuck in business card
1977 SuperMagic 107
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
  • Signed Connection
  • Card Saver
  • Business Cards
  • Little Link
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 27
Jack Bridwell Stratagem word written on business card and covered with tape is divined
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 172) 858
Marvin Miller Target prediction in form of circle on business card, card is pinned by spectator exactly through circle
Variations 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 174) 868
Nathan Stark Menta Five! graphology reading with five spectators, pseudo psychometry mixed with ESP card divination
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 191) 951
Ken Krenzel Ken Krenzel's Version business card is at once stapled to selection
Inspired by July 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 80
Karl Fulves, Kim Iles, Mel Stover, Howard Lyons Hyper Card various ideas with the Hypercard
Related toVariations 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1067
Dennis Marks Mark's Man business cards, some with X, to select spectator
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 200) 998
Larry Becker Simpli-City Effect two sets of sixteen business cards with names of cities written on them, Do As I Do and prediction in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 55
Larry Becker Thumb Fun assistant outside the room, number whispered to performer and noted on business card, divination by assitant
1978 World of Super Mentalism 136
Thomas Alan Waters O.T.L Option out to lunch as two-way prediction
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1012
B.C. Milnov Double OH! different names on business cards, two phases, telepathy and prediction
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 208) 1037
Philip T. Goldstein Skyward two sets of four business cards with numbers are found to be in same order, propelled-lapping
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 212) 1059
Terry Nosek Tuning In... during radio interview, host selects a card and calls a person who divines card, hole in business card to select number
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 216) 1079
Paul Rylander Century 21 triple prediction
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 218) 1089
Paul Rylander Word Gauge list of words made on business cards, memory stunt, graphology and prediction in wallet
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1099
Stephen Tucker S.H.C. performer writes something on business card, performer divines word and word on business card transform/ vanishes under hand of spectator
1978 Close Up Sorcercy 15
Philip T. Goldstein Intimate Spirit spirit writing appears on business card, signed on both sides by spectator
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 667
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight I with Himber Wallet
1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 16
Thomas Alan Waters Flipsight II with I.D. Case model of Himber Wallet
1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 18
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Paradox geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
  • The Turnover Tactic
  • Business Card Variation
  • Reference File
Variations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1235
Robert Siepielski Sight Unseen drawn ESP symbols on business cards, thought symbol is divined
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 224) 1119
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cards
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 226) 1127
Jerry K. Hartman In Staple Condition business card becomes stapled to selection
Inspired by Jan. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 293
Arthur Setterington Sandwich Escape saturation of a bill between two stapled business cards
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 942
Bruce Bernstein A Bruce Bernstein Pendulum Routine spectator signs a business card and tears it up, the pieces are mixed with other torn pieces of business cards, he finds his parts with a pendulum, pieces put in envelope
Inspired by 1980 The Magic Pendulum 16
Bob Hummer Hummeristic message appears on blank card, by rubbing ashes on it
#1: The Ashes Reveal
#2: Ghost Force
#3: Transference of Thought
#4: A Magic Business Card
#5: Ghost Envelope
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 38
Valerie Nielsen, Bascom Jones, Cicardi, Sandy Spillman, Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, Adam Weishaupt, Jack Kent Tillar, Diana Zimmerman Wish I Thought of That
  • The Intimate Touch (Cicardi, idea for palmistry)
  • Signed, Sealed, and Delivered (Spillmamn / Weinstein, business card idea)
  • In a Crystal Darkly (Nielsen, idea for crystal balls)
  • Name Dropping (Weishaupt, idea for Tarot readings)
  • Color Coordination (Tillar, idea for Daub)
  • Big Can be Better (Zimmerman on bigger props)
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 263) 1315
Howard A. Adams Recorded four ESP symbol cards are located with the aid of two signed business cards
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 6 - the GHOST of esp card & mental miracles) 11
Thomas Alan Waters MuTwo ten spectators write initials and a word on half of a business card, Mutus Nomen, start for a reading
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 106
Thomas Alan Waters IndexRay spectator writes word and initials on folded card, start for a reading
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Omnimancy) 108
Thomas Alan Waters Quantum with business cards and the Quantimental stand
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychometry) 141
Martin Gardner Five Sided Business Card multi-pip card routine
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1355
Ken Beale A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 74
Jonathan Yarbrough Touch of Class design duplication, case for business cards as shiner
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 274) 1368
William Bauer Psi-Color Test cards with names of colors, audience vote for different colors and most popular color turns out to be the same as a color selected by a spectator
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1383
Edward Marlo A Commercial Tip wild card with business cards
1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 18
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson "Pen-Ultimate" x drawn on a business card and card shuffled with other cards, spectator locates the card
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 42
Al Mann Instant Mindreading secretary-wallet as a peek wallet
1982 Of Gifts and Talents 12
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here 1982 Packet Tricks 51
Philip T. Goldstein Odd Monte three business cards used
1983 MajorMinor 12
Thomas Alan Waters Riffle No. 1
1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test) 353
Meir Yedid Runaway Business Card business card shoots out of deck at beginning
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 Off the Wall 7
Jay Sankey Business Card Business business card appears in card case with hole, using Power Case
1983 Powerful Magic 88
Harry Lorayne Spots New?! initials on business card move and multiply
June 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 925
Steve Beam The Human Printing Press printing of a business card, also business card gag, variation of paddle move
Inspired byRelated to 1984 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 3) 47
Michael Rubinstein Business Card Production printing routine with business card wallet
Aug. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1093
Robert Bengel Signatures Attract business card finds selection, prediction on business card
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 131
Paul Curry Probability Zero No. 2, ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match
Also published here 1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 3
Karrell Fox "Biz-Card's Concept" cards to pocket routine with borrowed business cards
1986 For My Next Trick... 173
Greg Eanes Business Cardfusion two business cards signed by spectator and performer, both torn, only one restored with both signatures, out to lunch
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 1
Steve Beam Business Cards torn and restored business card from spectator, lot of gags and presentational ideas
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 19) 317
Larry Jennings Hofzinser's Business Card Problem selection visible changes place with borrowed business card in Mullica Wallet
1988 The Cardwright 192
Larry Jennings Hofzinser Sans Wallet business card in pocket changes place with selection
1988 The Cardwright 196
Al Mann Scorpio's Curve words written on business card, card is then destroyed and words divined
1988 Scorpio's Curve 1
Stan Alexander The Echoing Walls method to read writings on folded business card, while tearing it
1988 Scorpio's Curve 3
Al Mann Thot-Coveret variation on Stan Alexander's version
1988 Scorpio's Curve 4
Al Mann Salem's Bridge reading method for business cards, slit
1988 Scorpio's Curve 5
David Britland Business Thoughts business card signed by spectator and put in packet, rubber banded, selection slowly rises up
Related to 1988 Card Kinetics 11
Thomas Hierling Meine Karte packet trick with paper cards to give out business card, card with "my card" changes into business card
1988 First there was a dream 15
Thomas Hierling Meine Karte 2 card with "my card" changes into business card, switch with small wallet
1988 First there was a dream 18
Michael Close The Pothole Trick hole travels from business card to business card
1990 Workers Number 1 27
Jay Sankey A Business Transaction card stapled to business card changes into selection, two methods
1990 100% Sankey 62
Steve Beam Carded business is suspended on other business card
1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 35) 635
David Solomon Business Card Prediction Spectator's selection is printed on magician's business card
Also published here 1990 David Solomon T.A.O.M. Convention 2
Michael Powers Tornado Card straw through (business) card
1990 Top Secret Stuff 82
Alex Elmsley Puncture! hole moved on business card
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 149
Michael Close The El Cheepo Magic Club signed business card to matchbox (folded)
1991 Workers Number 2 14
Tomo Maeda The Angle of the Hypothesis line on business card "bends", gimmick
Variations 1991 Square One 53
Anthony Lindan Forget to Remember business cards threaded on chain, one marked by spectator turns over
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 1
James M. Klein Pirate Map spectator draws X on map on business card, performer sticks small sword through it behind back
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 49
Meir Yedid Die fliegende Visitenkarte production of business card from deck, with Slingshot Snap Out
Also published here 1991 Meir Yedid 13
Steve Beam The Spinners pirouette flourish, several ideas, see also p. 920 for an idea by Bob Bengal
  • The Wind Up
  • Tired
  • Business Cards I
  • Business Cards II
Related to 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 834
Gary Kurtz The Bold Load signed card or spectator's business card is placed in one pocket, then instantly taken out of wallet in other pocket
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 33
Anthony Lindan Speck-Ulation dots on back of business cards change into name
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 6
Hubert T. Brill The Spirit's Right borrowed business card in envelope, writing of selected card appears on it, stamp on card case
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1939
1992 Profile (Issue 7) 10
Gavin Ross Self Portrait business card appears in deck, name on it spelled to locate selection, selection also predicted on back of business card
Variations 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 4
Anthony Lindan Rainbow Writing named color is written on business card, then writing has same color by extracting one of the primary colors of the black ink and transfer it to another business card
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 1
Daryl Emergency Change with business cards
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 3
Meir Yedid Runaway Business Card business card shoots out of deck at beginning
Also published here 1993 Memorable Magic 8
Dan Garrett Insta-Fax Card Printer blank business card inserted into clear plastic sleeve, writing visually appears on it, WOW gimmick precursor
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 2
Michael Weber Insta-Fax Card Printer Handling different get-ready
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 2
Daryl Martinez Additional Ideas Suggested by Daryl for Insta-Fax Card Printer, using it to change writing on business card or transpose two cards visually
1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 3
Michael Stillwell The Sensational Initial Ploy blank paper card inserted in Insta-Fax Card Printer and initialed through hole in plastic, printing appears around initials
Also published here 1993 The Insta-Fax Card Printer 4
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 5
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Magician of the Crowd rubber stumped impressions of coins vanish one by one from a business card and appear on second signed business card
1993 Mystification 97
John Riggs ESP 2000 six business cards are numbered from one to six on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to six are written on the other side, they match
Inspired by
  • Ormond McGill's "ESP Guessing Game"
Related to
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 922
Meir Yedid Billgate finger poked through bill under business card cover, bill unharmed, gaffed bill
Inspired by 1994 Magical Wishes 53
Meir Yedid Currency-Gate finger poked through bill under business card cover, bill unharmed, business card gaffed
1994 Magical Wishes 59
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1995 Connotes 4
John Riggs Self-Working Rising Business Card loop
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 13
Richard Paddon In the Pink off-beat prediction of a selected color, ink of pen reveals message when drawn on business card
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "2.5 Star Variation" in "The Table-Hopper's Source Book"
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Laser Gazer" in "Stunners"
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 9
Anthony Lindan Positive I.D. blank card is put in name badge plastic and performer's name appear, at the same time spectator choses one of several business cards and it's the performer's one
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1
Dan Harlan Birthday Surprise business card with a birthday cake and a burning candle drawn on it, spectator blows and drawing changes to a half-burnt and blown out candle
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 4) 8
Rick Bronson, David Acer Missing Ink double blank cards print into business cards
Also published here 1995 Natural Selections 49
Tommy Wonder, Paul LePaul, Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 80
Paul Harris Flash-Fold initialed business card to match box, folded
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 87
Harry Eng Pain business card on table, pin/needle is stuck through card into table, hand is slammed straight down on pin and penetrates hand
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 135
Paul Harris, Eric Mead Skin Job one layer of a business card penetrates book to chosen page
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 61
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
  • Signed Connection
  • Card Saver
  • Business Cards
  • Little Link
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 75
Paul Harris Window of Opportunity signed business card, three card monte type with three envelopes, card ends up in envelope
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 17
Paul Harris Rumpled Splitskin two business cards are laid on top of each other and the layers penetrate to form an impossible object
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 29
Paul Curry, Paul Harris The Break-Room Boredom Buster business cards torn in half, coincidence effect
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 259
Paul Harris The Instant Incomplete I.Q. Test (a revised classic) self working effect with business card (one secret double facer) and an instruction sheet
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Secrets of the Astonishing Executive) 265
Michael Skinner For Lovers Only business card to wallet presentation
1996 Classic Sampler 27
Philip T. Goldstein Changeling named number is predicted with the exact amount of coins under business card
1996 Desert Seminar Notes 5
Dan Harlan Business Sense several names in a category are called out by the spectator's and noted on business cards, chosen one is predicted in envelope
Inspired by
  • Jim G. Thompson, Jr. & Eddie Clever's "Aforesaid" in "The Linking Ring", June 1947
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 3) 10
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Also published here 1996 The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 2
Chad Long Sloppy Business slop shuffle triumph with business cards
1997 More Stuff... 3
David Harkey, Eric Anderson DBA business card changes into another one
Inspired by 1997 Ah-ha! 34
Richard Bartram, Jr. Mullica Peek with Mullica Wallet
1997 Trephine 141
Simon Lovell Business Card Giveaway business cards stapled to top indifferent card which is placed in center, it comes back to top and is now selection
1997 Simon Says! 62
Philip T. Goldstein Pierced 'ere one of four business cards
1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 154
Unknown Company on the Rise business card rises out of deck, then selection(s), weight type deck required
1998 The Rising Card Book 41
Richard Osterlind On Handing out Business Cards
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 44
David Regal Business Relocation Transposition of two business cards, folded into quarters and held by spectator and magician
Inspired by 1999 Close-Up & Personal 77
Simon Lovell Ferret Filiperoo center of three empty business cards instantly prints itself
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 134
Simon Lovell Business Card Flash! blank card tabled, coin on top, flash paper on coin, ignited and card visibly prints, pull into lap, also with playing card
Also published here
  • video "The Office Animal"
2000 Son of Simon Says! 139
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match, first in "Sealed Miracles 1", 1944
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 139
Karl Fulves Business Card ESP No. 31, two cards predicted on business cards
Inspired by 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 65
John Cornelius Prints Valiant blank paper printed into business cards, long-short, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 5
John Cornelius Roughly Mental stack of blank business cards, spectator names number, at that position is the only printed card and the number is written on it, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 7
John Cornelius My Card, Sir flash paper to business card, back palm
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 100
David Regal Magic Incorporated card appears printed on business card
2002 Constant Fooling 2 16
Michael Stillwell Sign of the Times blank paper card inserted in Insta-Fax Card Printer and initialed through hole in plastic, printing of business card appears around initials, using "Instant Business Card Printer"
Also published here 2002 2002 — The Last Palindrome 10
Steve Beam Sixty-Nine performer predicts numbers, alternately written down on business cards
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 196
Eric Mead Peek-a-Book information written on business card and placed in book is secretly read
Also published here 2003 Connexions 15
John Bannon Certain Insertion business card is stabbed in deck
2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 116
David Acer Seedling Drawing of flowerpot on business card begins to bloom
Related to 2004 Random Acts of Magic 261
Edward Marlo, Ron Bauer Time Machine three reds and blacks are alternated, Ace of Spades put in center of one half, the other half shuffled upside-down, all things are undone when traveled back in time
Inspired by
  • "Time Machine" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #7)
2004 Time Machine 2
Ron Bauer Sidebar three way to double-turnover the top two of three cards, here with business cards
A. Block Push-Off
B. Single Buckle
C. Elmsley Count
2004 Time Machine 10
Unknown Use Your Own Business Cards?
2004 Time Machine 19
Axel Hecklau Haben Sie mal 'ne Karte? printing of a business card
2004 "Effektiv" 18
Jay Sankey Power Lunch spectator's initials travel from one business card to another
2004 Sankey Unleashed 88
Jay Sankey Healed initialed business card in envelope, holes punched through it, business card restored
Inspired by 2004 Sankey Unleashed 90
Jay Sankey XXX-Rated Xs drawn into corners of four business card, they assemble on a single card
2004 Sankey Unleashed 93
Jay Sankey Drew as I Drew two scribblings made with pen on business cards without looking match
Inspired by 2004 Sankey Unleashed 131
Rick Bronson, David Acer Missing Ink double blank cards print into business cards
Also published here 2005 Seven By Rick Bronson 15
Unknown Herrmann Pass Color Change here with business cards
2005 Seven By Rick Bronson 20
Barrie Richardson, Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis Switch with Business Card see also p. 161
2005 Act Two 69
Barrie Richardson After the Dessert Thought Transference divination of information written on a business card, covered with handkerchief in the hands
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Genii, Aug. 1999
2005 Act Two 71
Barrie Richardson Impromptu Psychic Matching business cards torn in quarters to make two sets of five symbols, matching with those
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic"
Also published here
  • Club 71, Christmas 2002
2005 Act Two 74
Eric Mead Peek-a-Book information written on business card and placed in book is secretly read
Also published here 2006 Tangled Web 203
Sveroni Das Ritual mit Visitenkarten adaptation of Das Ritual for close up, with business cards
2008 Heureka! 12
Robert E. Neale Hyperflexagon From a Hyper Card to a a flexagon, uses business cards
Related to 2008 This Is Not a Book 250
Axel Hecklau Der Center Tear divination of a famous person, structure and handling of center tear
2008 "Details" 24
Guy Hollingworth Method for the Torn and Restored Card torn business card restores in flash
Dec. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12) 23
Oliver Meech Correctional Facility... the business card version Magician writes the wrong date on a business card, changes it to the right date
2009 The Plot Thickens 16
Oliver Meech Unwritten Spectator signs on business card with pen, but signature disappears and pen cap becomes stuck on pen
2009 The Plot Thickens 60
Oliver Meech Final Signature Spectator selects only business card that is not already written on
2009 The Plot Thickens 70
Dani DaOrtiz Cards are my Business selection from small packet is found, presentation with short messages written on business cards
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 59
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Draw Advantage putting a crimp into a business card so it does not stick to other cards, prize winning tool at trade shows
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 4) 166
Roberto Giobbi Business Card Ideas tips on handing out business cards
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 12) 304
Oliver Meech Cartoon Camera Business card acts as camera, takes picture to reveal spectator's card
2010 Plot Twists 14
Oliver Meech Trampolining Ball bounces on drawing of trampoline on business card - doesn't bounce when picture is a broken trampoline
2010 Plot Twists 66
Oliver Meech Handy Ring Transposition Business card transposition in spectator's hands, one of the cards is folded into a ring
2010 Plot Twists 70
Jon Racherbaumer Winning Prediction
Inspired by 2010 Trench Work 11
Bill Abbott Mental Photograph image of card appears on business card via out to lunch
2010 Table Magic 23
David Acer Gift of the Magi business card with Christmas tree on back shown, presents appear on it, one is taken out of the picture and a child finds a coin in it
2011 More Power to You 171
Wolfgang Moser Werbung à la Carte on business cards and magic with special printed business cards, five routines
  • Effektkarten
  • Visitenkarten Idee #1 (Princess Card trick)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #2 (number prediction with fingers, gag)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #3 (letters sort to words)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #4 (using stickers instead of business cards)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #5 (on flyers)
Also published here 2011 Kreationen 37
Barrie Richardson Chapter V: Modest Miracles with Business Cards chapter intro
2011 Curtain Call 143
Frank Zak A Business Card Trick miniature of selection appears on business card
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 289
Frank Zak Another Business Card Trick signature travels from back of business card to other business card
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 290
Alberto de Figueiredo El Reloj a spectator writes a time on a business card, second spectator sets watch at that time
2013 Magia Demente 31
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Ad Copy blendo, spectator ends up with business card
2014 Card Men 27
Dr. Stanley Jaks Simple Single Reading note on business card is divined, card stolen with wax
Also published here
  • "Simple Single Reading" in "Psycho-Gizmo" September, 1951
2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 222
Dr. Stanley Jaks Television Compact with business card, secret billet reading using powder case or compact
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 232
Colin McLeod By Association game of word association, last word is predicted on business card inside envelope
2014 Divine 12
Michael Murray The Universal Force Technique using six numbered business cards to force an object
  • The Gypsy Peek
Inspired by
  • Ken Dyne's "iThought So"
Related to
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 151
Steven Shiu Close-Up Design Duplication Drawing Duplication on business cards
2016 The Ace Assembly All-Star Lecture Notes 64
John Hostler ImagineInk word written on business card is divined, card becomes blank and pen does not write afterwards, magnet steal of card
2016 Magnum Opossum 27
John Hostler A Riddle at Intermission: Sanada Meets Elmsley business card with word written by spectator palmed into wallet and glimpsed, using card with photo of inside of hand
2016 Magnum Opossum 73
Jon Allen Something Quick Picture of horse on your business card changes into a cheetah
2017 The Interrobang Lecture 3
Wolfgang Moser Royal Princess Princess Card Trick printed on Business cards
Also published here 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 55
Allan Ackerman A Cheap Thought "(An inexpensive thought transmitter)"
information written on a business card by spectator, it is lost in a stack of cards, performer secretly glimpses it
Inspired by
  • marketed Harvey Rosenthal item from the 1960s
2019 Card Theater 59
Steve Beam The Three-Strikes Out value and suit written on two business cards, three-way out
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 92